Ancasta are acting as brokers for the vendor who is not selling in the course of business unless otherwise stated. These details are prepared from information provided by the vendor and are intended only as a guide to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and to have the vessel fully surveyed by a qualified marine surveyor. Details are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Ancasta brokerages. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice. Please Note: where the vessel’s status shows as “Preliminary”, details of the vessel have not yet been confirmed by the Vendor.
- Make DOLPHIN
- Model 31
- Year 1978
- LOA 31ft/9m
- Class Sailing Cruiser
- Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
- Keel Fin Keel
- Rig Sloop
- Engine Single Diesel
- Drive Shaft Drive
- Layout Aft Cockpit
- Berths 6
- Cabins 2
- Ancasta Ref 37466
- Name Solent Dolphin
OverviewA well presented example of the popular Dolphin 31. Solent Dolphin has had plenty spent on her during her current and previous ownership including the huge benefit of a recently installed New engine and New Standing rigging.
With her spacious accommodation and kindly seakeeping qualities, Solent Dolphin will appeal to the family sailor and serious cruiser alike.
Her Mylor based swinging mooring could be available by separate negotiation.
To arrange a viewing please call the the Mylor Ancasta office on Tel +44 (0) 1326 372 865 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
BuildDOLPHIN 31 - BUILT 1978
Designed by John Sharp and built by Rank Marine at Port Hamble
White GRP hull and superstructure with dark blue sheer stripe
GRP deck with blue non-slip surface.
Iron fin keel
Spade rudder with tiller steering
Full remedial osmosis epoxy treatment and topsides painted (1996)
Replaced forward and saloon deck hatches 2019
New painted deck 2020
LOA 9.45m ( 31’ 0” )
LWL 8.08m ( 26' 6" )
BEAM 3.15m ( 10' 4" )
DRAFT 1.47m ( 4' 10" )
DISPLACEMENT 4 tons
BALLAST 1.7 tons
RigMAST HEAD SLOOP RIG
Proctor silver anodised spars
Stainless steel standing rigging
New Forestay 2016
Slab reefing to main
Rotostay headsail furling system – overhauled 2016
New Stackpack and Lazy jacks 2019
Furling Genoa – 2007
Genoa serviced & new UV stripe replaced 2020
Two Lewmar 40's self tailing winches 2020
One Halyard winch
One Mainsheet winch
AccommodationSLEEPS SIX in two cabins in two singles and two double berths.
New Salon Upholstery 2019
Teak interior joinery with blue upholstery.
Fore cabin twin single berth convert to a double with infill.
Saloon table lowers to make double berth in saloon.
Settee berth opposite and quarter berth to starboard aft.
Galley fitted with new (2019) 3 burner oven & grill and sink.
Isotherm fridge – 2008
Heads compartment fitted with New 2020 Jabsco WC, with new Blakes WC seacock fitted 2020
Headroom approx 6' 2".
MachineryVETUS MITSUBISHI 22HP DIESEL ENGINE (new 2016 and lightly used since)
Engine hours 400 region
Morse type single lever engine controls
4x new batteries in 2016, conditioned over winter periods
Charged by engine alternator with sterling digital controller
Sterling advanced 240v battery charger
One 106 litre (25 gallon) stainless steel fuel tank
Two 106 litre (25 gallon) PVC water tanks (replaced 2016)
Pressurised hot and cold water system
Water heated by engine calorifier, 10 gallon hot water tank
B&G Vulcan 7 Chart Plotter 2019
Garmin wireless wind indicator & display fitted 2020
Plastimo bulkhead compass - 1999
Raymarine ST 60 Depth,speed & log - 2009
MLR FX312 GPS
ICOM DSC VHF - 2007
Autohelm 2000 Autopilot.
Koden MDL7 Radar
16kg Kobra anchor – 2011, with 20 metres chain and 20 metres warp - 2009
2 x Manual bilge pump
Electrical bilge pump
Navigation Lights, masthead and deck level
Pulpit, pushpit and guardwires
Parson 2.6 outboard (2015 and recently serviced)